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The Yobs

Greatest collection of Christmas singles of all time? Had to be The Yobs. Their three singles from 1977-1979 (“Run Rudolph Run”/”Silent Night”/”Rub A Dum Dum”) were the perfect renditions for the time and place, and their very existence would pave the way for another band with members under assumed names Me First & The Gimme Gimmes. The Yobs were actually British punk/powerpop band The Boys who swapped a couple of letters in their name in order to work around a bad record company deal that they were stuck in.

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